Finance Education in Myanmar: Demand Grows as Capital Market Develops

A student takes notes during a Bloomberg Terminal course at the Myanmar Institute of Business, August 2016/ Courtesy of the Myanmar Institute of Business) Traditionally, the small number of domestic investors in Myanmar have constructed investment portfolios primarily centered around cash, real-estate, commodities or currencies via position-trading. That’s beginning to change as Myanmar’s first stock […]

SET to help Yangon stock exchange establishment

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is ready to help the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), which Myanmar in cooperation with Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group plans to launch after the November 8 elections, said the SET head. Kesara Manchusree, president and chief executive of the Thai exchange, told Myanmar Eleven on the sidelines of “Myanmar Banking and […]

Myanmar committee to look into establishing capital market

A committee to look into establishing a capital market in Myanmar will be set up this year according to officials from the Ministry of Finance. Myanmar has recently opened up its economy to foreign investment as the country began a transition from military dictatorship to civilian government in 2011. It is now seeking to establish […]

Myanmar aims to set up its first stock exchange by 2013

Myanmar government is pushing hard to set up its first stock exchange in order to build up their capital markets. YANGON: Myanmar hopes to set up its first ever stock exchange before the end of this year. It expects Parliament to pass the Security Exchange Law within this month during the current session. Myanmar wants […]